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Greeks held silent protest with candles to demand “Return of the Parthenon Marbles”

This is not a snapshot from Epitaphios Vespers on Great Friday held in January. Neither is it a service held for the dead in the middle of the night. It is a snapshot from a protest gathering outside the Acropolis Museum on Sunday. Former TV-persona and now Marathonas mayor Ilias …

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Greek mayors threaten with mass resignations over workers lay-offs, while municipalities stink

Municipality workers are on strike again on  second consequently day. Thousands of angry workers and municipality policemen marched in downtown Athens again on Tuesday to protest the upcoming mass lay-offs in the Greek public sector. Samaras’ government has no other choice but to finally proceed to the much-needed and much-demanded, …

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Solidarity Action Goes Global: We Are All Greeks Now

From New York to Paris and from Dusseldorf ro Madrid people are gathering at main squares and outside Greek diplomatic representations to express their solidarity with the Greek people. With the common slogan “We Are All Greeks”. Greeks suffering from the dramatic economic situations, from the harsh austerity measures. With every measure …

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